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Hanmer, on his Edition of Shakespeare's Works. which is added a Song from the Cymbeline of the same Author, uncut, 1744, folio (253) Pearson, £8 [An excessively rare piece of Shakespeariana. This is the second publication of Collins.-Catalogue.] 2935 Constantini (Ângelo). A pleasant and comical History of the life of Scaramouche, translated by A. R. from the French, very curious frontispiece, old morocco, g. e., 1696, 8vo. (140) Banks, £2 15s.

[This volume is apparently undescribed. The frontispiece is very curious as showing a five-stringed guitar of the period. The hero is described as the player to the King of France, and one of the Italian Company of Comedians.— Catalogue.] 2936 Coryat (Thomas). Crudities. "Three Crude Veines are Presented in this Booke following (besides the foresaid Crudities) no lesse flowing in the body of the Booke then the Crudities themselves,” etc., first edition, plates, wanted engraved title: the plate of the author and the Venetian Courtezan mounted and the re-impression from the edition of 1777 inserted, morocco extra, g. e., Printed by W. S., 1611, 4to. (176) Thorp, £10 2937 Cries of Paris. Arts Métiers et Cris de Paris dessinés par Joly d'après Nature, 60 full-length coloured figures of costumes, mounted in a vol., half bound, Paris, chez Martinet, s. d. [1819], oblong 4to. (178) Quaritch, £5 5s. 2938 Davenant (W.) The Siege of Rhodes Made a Representation by the Art of Prospective Scenes, And the Story sung in Recitative Musick. At the back part of RutlandHouse in the upper end of Aldersgate Street, first edition, calf extra, g. l., 1656, 4to. (180) Karslake, £4 8s. 2939 Davenport (Robert). King John and Matilda, a Tragedy. As it was acted with great Applause by her Majesties Servants at the Cock-pit in Drury-Lane, first edition, half calf, 1655, 4to. (179) Pearson, £5 2940 Davies of Hereford (John). Mirum in modum. A Glimpse of God's Glorie and the Soules Shape, calf extra, g. e., by Bedford, a few headlines shaved, 1602, 4to. (181) Banks, £7 [Dedicated to the Earl of Pembroke, Sir Robert Sidney and Edward Herbert. It was the first publication of John Davies, of Hereford.—Catalogue.]

2941 Davies (John, of Hereford). Wittes Pilgrimage (by Poeticall Essaies) Through a World of amourous Sonnets, Soulepassions and other Passages, large copy, in old calf gilt, with the title page, 1605, 4to. (182) B. F. Stevens, £29 [Perhaps the rarest of all this writer's numerous works. The "Amorous Sonnets" are in Number 104, and are followed by 48 "other Sonnets upon other subjects." To which succeeds "An amorous colloque 'twixt Dorus and Pamala," consisting of 52 four-line verses. It has been stated that this curious poetical volume was issued by the author without a title-page.-Catalogue.]

2942 Davies (Sir John). Nosce teipsum. This Oracle expounded in two Elegies. 1, Of Humane knowledge. 2, Of the Soule of Man, and the immortalitie thereof, first issue of the first edition, morocco extra, title defective, g. e., 1599, 4to. (183) Banks, £7 2943 Dekker (Thomas) and Middleton (Thomas). The Honest Whore, with the Humours of the Patient Man and the Longing Wife, 1616-The Second Part, first edition, 2 vol., half calf, 1616-1630, 4to. (185) Ellis, £6 5s. 2944 Dickens (Charles). Sergeant Bell and his Raree Show, many woodcuts by G. Cruikshank and others, first edition, original cloth, Tegg, 1839, square 16mo. (436) Denham, £3 16s. [Pp. viii., 447. The price paid on this occasion was very moderate. As much as 13 was realised for a similar copy in December, 1900. See BOOK-PRICES CURRENT, vol. xv., No. 1395 and note.-ED.]

2945 Dickens (Charles). American Notes for general circulation, first edition, earliest issue, presentation copy with inscription on half-title, "Thomas Carlyle from Charles Dickens, Nineteenth October, 1842," in Dickens' handwriting, and Carlyle's autograph signature and book-plate in both volumes, 2 vol., original cloth, uncut, enclosed in morocco case, 1842, 8vo. (437) Denham, £45

[Vol. i. of the earliest issue is paged up to xvi., although there are only viii. pages of text. An introductory chapter was removed to the opening pages of vol. ii.-ED.]


2946 Drayton (Michael). Muses Elizium lately Discovered, By a New Way over Parnassus, calf extra, gilt edges, 1630, 4to. Sotheran, £15 10s. [May have been a large paper copy, the measurement (74 in. by 51⁄2 in.) being unusual.-ED.]

2947 Drayton (Michael). Poems, newly corrected by the Author, old limp vellum, 1610, 8vo. (440) Maggs, £4 5s. 2948 Egan (Pierce). Anecdotes (original and selected) of the Turf, the Chase, the Ring and the Stage, first edition, with 13 coloured plates designed from nature, and etched by Theodore Lane, morocco gilt, g. e., 1827, 8vo. (442)

Sotheran, £18

2949 Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Maiestie in his solitudes and sufferings, a perfect copy of the rare first edition (?), in the original binding of black calf, 1648, 8vo. (443) Pickeron, £5 7s. 6d. [See Edward Almack's "Bibliography of the King's Book, or Eikon Basilike," 1896-"The distinguishing point of this, which is probably absolutely the earliest edition, is that sheet G is wrongly paged, the numbers running91, 82, 83, 94, 95, 86, 87, 98, 99, 90, 91, 102, 103, 94, 95 and 109." Only seven copies were known to Mr. Almack, that in the British Museum having been purchased from him by the trustees. Collation A4, B-S8 (last blank).— Catalogue.]

2950 Eisen.

Eight Head and Ten Tail-pieces, engraved by

Massard from designs by Eisen, to illustrate the French edition of Anacreon of 1773, all artist's proofs without text (tirage à part), on stout Dutch paper, 1771-2, 8vo. (444) Robson, £17 2951 Esquemeling (John). The History of the Bucaniers of America, the four parts complete, portraits, maps and plates, original sheep, 1695, 4to. (195) Quaritch, £18 15s. 2952 Étrennes Mignones curieuses et utiles pour l'Année, 1789, 2 maps, original silk binding embroidered in brown silk thread, interspersed with spangle gems in gold, blue and red, worked monogram of G. D. V. in coronetted oval in upper centre, and Hymeneal emblems in the under one, mirror inside first cover, silk and gold flowered paper flyleaves, g. e., enclosed in old French morocco gilt slip case, perfectly preserved, Paris, C. J. C. Durand, 1779, 16mo. (447) Belin, £11 2953 Fitzgerald (E.) Euphranor, a Dialogue of Youth, first edition, original cloth, 1851, 8vo. (451) Edwards, £5 15s. 2954 Fitzgerald (E.) Polonius, a Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances, first edition, original cloth, Pickering, 1852, 8vo. (452) Bain, £5 5s. 2955 Fitzgerald (E.) The Mighty Magician, Such stuff as Dreams are made of, translated from Calderon, folded and sewn in the original wrapper, with MS. corrections by the author, 1853, 8vo. (453) Denham, £8 2956 Fitzgerald (E.) Sáláman and Absál, an Allegory translated from the Persian of Jami, frontispiece, original cloth, uncut, J. W. Parker and Son, 1856, 8vo. (454) Denham, £13 15s. 2957 Fitzgerald (E.) Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into English Verse, the extremely rare first edition, morocco super extra, sides elaborately and richly tooled in gold to a special design, inside gold borders, doublé with silk, joints, g. t., by Zaehnsdorf, Quaritch, 1859, 8vo. (455)

Tregaskis, £28 5s. 2958 Fitzgerald (E.) Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, second edition, original half roxburghe, 1872, 8vo. (456)

J. Bumpus, £5 10s.

[This very rare edition differs from the two former and from all subsequent editions.-Catalogue.]

2959 Fitzgerald (E.) Rubiáyát of Omar Khayyam-and the Sáláman and Absál of Jami, in English verse, 1879, 8vo. (457) Denham, £4 IOS. 2960 Fitzgerald (E.) Downfall and Death of King Edipus, both parts, with the Prefatory Letter, original wrapper (Guildford, 1880-81), (458) Bain, £6 15s. [The original issue. Only 50 copies of each part were privately printed for the author by Billing and Co., of Guildford.--Catalogue.]

2961 Fitzgerald (E.) Euphranor, a May-Day Conversation at Cambridge, original wrapper (Guildford, 1882), 8vo. (459) Tregaskis, £4 10s. [Extremely rare, 50 copies privately printed by the

author for presentation. In this little known edition "Euphranor" is practically re-written. Among the many additions is "the beautiful anecdote of the Child and the Sunbeam, told in connection with Tennyson on page 25, and the enlargement of the character sketch of Tennyson, on page 56."-Prideaux's Bibliography.]

2962 Fitzgerald (E.) Readings in Crabbe, morocco extra, g. t., Quaritch, 1882, 8vo. (460) J. Bumpus, £6 5s. 2963 Fitzgerald (E.) Boswell (J.) Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, fourth edition, half calf, 1807, 8vo. (461)

Quaritch, £12

[With the book-plate of Fitzgerald, designed by Thackeray. This book is marked throughout in pencil, pointing out curious and interesting passages. There is also a MS. index referring to anecdotes of Dr. Johnson, and a long MS. note in ink on fly-leaf.—Catalogue.]

2964 Flecknoe (Rich.) A Relation of Ten Years' Travells in Europe, Asia, Affrique and America, original calf (1654), 8vo. (463) Pickering, £4 2965 Fores. Grand Coronation Procession. Queen Victoria, June 28, 1838, a coloured panoramic view, about 60ft. long, on a roller, enclosed in an ornamental box, with full-length figures, coloured and varnished (466) Edwards, £5 2966 Fores. Correct Representation of The State Procession on the occasion of Her Majesty's Marriage with Prince Albert, in panoramic form, coloured, 21ft. long, in the original silk case, with silver clasp, oblong (467) Robson, £6 2967 Goldsmith (O.) The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale, supposed to be written by himself, first edition, 2 vol., morocco extra, inside dentelles, g. e., by Bedford, fine tall copy, Salisbury, printed by B. Collins for R. Newbery, 1766 (471)

Denham, £85 2968 Goldsmith (O.) The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale, with 24. coloured designs by Thomas Rowlandson, original impressions, several leaves somewhat soiled, calf, Ackermann, 1817, 8vo. (472) Sabin, £11

2969 Goldsmith (O.) She Stoops to Conquer, or The Mistakes of a Night. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden, first edition, calf extra, g. e., with the rare half-title, 1773, 8vo. (473) Quaritch, £17 2970 [Green (E. B.)] The Prophecy of André, an Ode written in 1780, morocco extra, g. b. and e., by Zaehnsdorf, 1782, 8vo. (154) Denham, £2 19s. 2971 Gruau (Louys). Nouvelle invention de chasse pour prendre et oster les loups de la France, morocco extra, Paris, 1613, 8vo. (1230) Denham, £5 5s. [Contains six folding plates, which are not often found intact, as in this copy.-ED.]

2972 Hopton (Arthur). A Concordance of Yeares, containing a new, easie and most exact Computation of Time, according to the English Account, Also the use of the English and Roman Kalender, with briefe Notes, Rules and Tables, as

well Mathematicall and Legal, as Vulgar, for each Private Man's Occasion, black letter, woodcut title, half calf, 1616, 8vo. (700) A. Jackson, £10 2973 Horæ. Heures de Nostre Dame a lusage de Rōme avec le Calendrier, etc., lit. goth. (lettres bâtardes), long lines, printed on paper, 18 fine, large woodcuts, including the printer's device and anatomic man, 32 small woodcuts in the text, rich woodcut borders to every page in compartments of ornaments and subjects connected with the text, initials supplied by hand in red and blue, large copy, with several rough leaves, morocco, blind tooled, gilt gauffred edges, Acheuees le XVIII. Jour le Septembre lan mil cincq cens et six (1506) pour Anthoine verard libraire demourant a Paris, (711) Cockerell, £97

[One of the rarest of Verard's "Book of Hours," remarkable for its woodcuts, which in this case are entirely free from colouring. The border woodcuts, in addition to numerous scenes from Old and New Testament history, include a series of the "Dance of Death" in 48 subjects. No. 236 of Macfarlane's list, who is only able to record one copy (on vellum without borders), and that imperfect, in the Bibliothèque National, Paris.-Catalogue.]

2974 Horæ in Laudem Beatissime Virginis Mariæ tripliciter ac separatim pro temporum varietate excuse, Multisque devotissimis orationibus adaucte, lit. goth., in red and black, with 22 large woodcuts, each page surrounded by a border composed of small woodcuts of Biblical scenes, wanted 16 leaves, sold not subject to return, unbound (Venetiis, L. A. Giunta, circa 1520), (712) Raneshaw, £5 2975 Horæ in Laudem Beatiss. Semper Virginis Mariæ Secundum Consuetudinem Romanæ Curiæ, ubi orthographia, puncta et accentus suis locis habentur, printed in roman letter in red and black, within woodcut arabesque borders, by Geoffrey Tory, all the large woodcuts, 128 leaves only, sold not subject to return, Paris, Geoff. Tory, 1525 (713)

Tregaskis, £17 15s. 2976 Hughes (Thomas). Tom Brown's School Days, first edition, original cloth, 1857, 8vo. (716) · J. Bumpus, £10 5s. 2977 Hugo (Victor). Napoléon le Petit, deuxième édition, London, Jeffs, 1852-Châtiments, 1853, Genève et New York (printed at St. Heliers)-Discours de l'Exil, 1851-4, blue paper, ib. (ib.), in 1 vol., morocco, g. e., with five silk ribbon marks, to each of which is attached an old threepenny piece, one William IV. (1855), the others early Victorian, thick 16mo. (718) Robson, £13 5s.

[A very interesting souvenir of the French poet. The binding is lettered" Exemplaire unique donné par Victor Hugo a Charles Asplet." The volume is interleaved with writing paper, and has numerous quotations from his poems, and other remarks written by himself and signed "V. H." It has several small photographs, and some decorations by Charles Hugo. On the fly-leaf is written,

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